Marion Bridge man forfeits $16,000 in drug money to Crown
Social worker elected councillor in Port Hawkesbury special election
Many Cape Breton seniors lonely during holidays
‘An early Christmas gift’ for St. F.X. in Antigonish
Atlantic Sapphire crew rescued from sinking boat: UPDATED
Hearing for Robert Jason MacKenzie set for Dec 17 at Pictou Supreme Court.
Former premier testifies to moments of 'stress' after Muskrat Falls sanction
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The former premier who sanctioned Newfoundland and Labrador's controversial Muskrat Falls hydroelectric megaproject says she was ready to drop the project if she thought it would compromise the public's trust in her ...
N.S. pulp mill due in court to ask for injunction against fishermen's blockade
HALIFAX — Lawyers for the Northern Pulp mill in northern Nova Scotia are seeking an injunction that would prevent fishermen from blocking survey boats hired to examine a route for a new effluent pipeline. About 80 people gathered ...
Dellen Millard gets third consecutive life sentence for father's death
TORONTO — A twice-convicted murderer was sentenced Tuesday to a third consecutive term of life in prison for killing his father, with a judge saying the penalty was necessary to condemn the Toronto man's crimes. The sentence means Dellen Millard ...
Quebecer Andre Tamine sentenced to 8 years for Australian cocaine cruise plot
A Quebecer who pleaded guilty in Australia to smuggling cocaine aboard a luxury cruise ship has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison. Andre Tamine, 65, was sentenced Tuesday by Judge Kate Traill in New South Wales District ...
Deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash chosen by media as Story of the Year
A deadly bus crash that united a hockey-mad country in grief and spurred people to leave sticks on porches from coast to coast has been selected as Canada's News Story of the Year. The ...
Breath of fresh air: East Coast looks to international students to revive region
Gunny Brar has watched Sydney, Nova Scotia, transform since he first arrived at Cape Breton University in 2015. The school's small student body of around 4,000 students is now made up of about half international students. Roughly one-quarter, like ...
Energy assessment law needed to avoid another Trans Mountain impasse, PM says
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is overhauling how Canada assesses big energy projects in a bid to ensure new projects can get built without the government having to buy them to make that happen. "We're going to work to make sure ...
New questions raised about underground cavern storage plan north of Halifax
HALIFAX — A controversial plan to store natural gas in huge underground caverns north of Halifax is facing more delays and renewed scrutiny over its potential impact on one of Nova Scotia's most important rivers. Alton Natural Gas LP, which ...
Women more likely than men to experience workplace harassment: StatsCan study
OTTAWA — A new study suggests women are more likely than men to experience workplace harassment, and that it's more common in health-related fields. The Statistics Canada report, "Harassment in Canadian workplaces," suggests most people don't ...
Stricter drunk driving laws to take effect across Canada on Tuesday
New rules that increase penalties for drunk driving and expand police powers to demand breath samples take effect across Canada on Tuesday, with some predicting the law will face a series of legal challenges. The legislation, which ...